The Vertebrate Skeleton
by Sidney H. Reynolds
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1897
Number of pages: 592
The plan adopted in the treatment of each group has been to give first an account of the general skeletal characters of the group in question and of its several subdivisions; secondly to describe in detail the skeleton of one or more selected types; and thirdly to treat the skeleton as developed in the group organ by organ.
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